American Pistachio Growers’ processor members are diligent to constantly improve their technologies and processes to reduce energy and environmental impact. Some processors have installed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, producing clean energy to sort, roast and package pistachios.


Setton Farms’ project produces over 2,600,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean energy per year, the equivalent of removing more than 1.880 metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere or planting 400 acres of pine forest annually.